August 27, 2013, (Plantation, Florida) — The Spinnaker Group Inc, a South Florida-based LEED Consulting, Energy Modeling and Building Commissioning Firm, announced today that One Plantation, a luxury apartment high-rise project, has been awarded LEED® Certification. Designed by Cohen, Freedman & Encinosa Architects (Hialeah, FL) and developed and constructed by Stiles Corporation (Fort Lauderdale, FL), this ultra-modern, luxury rental condo has redefined sustainable living. One Plantation is one of the first LEED luxury apartment buildings in South Florida complete with electric car charging stations, low VOC paints, energy-star appliances and maximized daylighting and views. An on-site, LEED Certified Club House contains all of the luxury amenities; workout room, outdoor kitchen, pool and tennis courts, movie and sports theater, coffee bar and lounge. “With each new LEED-certified building, we get one step closer to USGBC’s vision of a sustainable built environment within a generation,” said Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO & Founding Chair, U.S. Green Building Council. “As the newest member of the LEED family of green buildings, One Plantation is an important addition to the growing strength of the green building movement.”
LEED recognizes the greenest design and built buildings in the world and was developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). It is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance.
The Spinnaker Group Inc., a South Florida based green building design and engineering firm, is comprised of a team of architects and engineers that have extensive knowledge and experience in the application of the USGBC LEED rating systems. For more information, visit www.thespinnakergroupinc.com.